Saline Solar Shadow

Start Date: 
August 21, 2017 7:00 AM
End Date: 
August 21, 2017 2:30 PM



Together the Wilber Area Chamber of Commerce and Crete Chamber of Commerce are partnering up to host a weekend filled with events in both Wilber and Crete leading up to the Total Eclipse on Monday, August 21st. Throughout the Saline Solar Shadow celebration, it will be a weekend full of spectacular viewing points, shopping tours, interactive events, educational presentations, food fair and much more. Eclipse glasses and souvenir t-shirts will be available for great keepsakes from this memorable event. Schedule of events listed below are subject to change.


Monday, August 21st – Events in Wilber & Crete, NE

7:00a – 8:00a Sunrise Meditation and Yoga
9:00a – 3:00p Community Shopping Tours
9:00a – 12:00p Farmer’s Market
10:36a Partial Eclipse Begins in Crete and Wilber
10:30a – 1:00p Community Lunch with Crete Restaurants in Crete, NE
10:30a – 1:00p Concessions Lunch at the Wilber Legion
10:30a – 1:00p FFA Alumni Food Truck – Ice Skating Rink
9:00a – 1:30p Solar Eclipse Viewing Sites
  Wilber – Legion Ball Fields & Ice Skating Rink
  Crete – Armory Park
1:01:36p Total Eclipse Occurs
  Crete Totality: 2 m25s
  Wilber Totality: 2 m36s


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